Repair Windows® XP in Toshiba® Satellite T100
Tips for repairing Windows XP in Toshiba Satellite T100
The Satellite T100 series laptop has a LED backlit display, Intel CULV SU4100 processor, DDR3 memory, eSATA/USB combo ports, an integrated webcam, 5-in-1 card reader, HDMI output, around 9-hours of battery life, and multi-touch track pads. The laptop has good connectivity thanks to the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth options. Lately Toshiba launched the new T100 with AMD processors and ATI graphics options making the T100 a great buy. Windows XP is an operating system developed by Microsoft for use in personal computers as well as laptops.
The common issues that can come in Windows XP in Toshiba T100 and tips to keep in mind while doing so are as follows:
- Common issues in Windows XP
- Windows XP repair
- Backup data
- Install necessary drivers
Common issues in Windows XP
The common reasons that lead to system repair in Windows XP are when you cannot start Windows XP in safe mode or when you have problems caused by a recent installation of a system update like Windows update etc. You are compelled to repair your system if the problems cannot be fixed by using the system restore function or you cannot access System Restore. Another reason that might lead you to perform a system repair is when you installed a new motherboard or some other major hardware change that needs reinstallation of Windows.
Windows XP repair
The first thing that you have to do before repairing Windows is to change the boot device priority to optical drive. This will enable you to boot the system from the Windows XP installation disk. After loading all the installation components the setup will prompt you to select whether to install or repair Windows. Select the repair option by pressing ‘R.’ The installation will proceed in the normal way. You will have to enter the CD key when asked for.
The first thing that you have to do before repairing your system is to make sure that you have backed up all your important data. Performing a repair results in you losing all your important data and the lost data cannot be repaired. So it is very important that you back up your computer even before thinking about system repair. Once you backup your important data you can do a repair of your system without any worry.
Once you finish repairing the system it is very important to install the necessary drivers for the components like the sound device, display device etc. Installing the necessary drivers is very important for the correct working of the computer. You can also install all the third party software that you might want. It is always recommended that an antivirus should be installed on the computer.